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by Phil
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: War Dogs
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: War Dogs

Here is an optical character recognition of the PDF, not very accurate, but contains keywords for search purposes. ****** Result for Image/Page 1 ****** Report on War Dogs Sign Below ****** Result for Image/Page 2 ****** UNITED STATES ' CHINA B 322. 5 Gen) 5 Sept. U) by autho ty f ACO OJ?.CT8 on War...
by Phil
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Lockheed Hudson, FH289, Squadron ???
Replies: 6
Views: 190

Re: Lockheed Hudson, FH289, Squadron ???

Sorry about that folks, I've increased the total attachment space allotment for the board. Should be fine now.
by Phil
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No 1 Technical Training School, RCAF, St Thomas Ontario
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: No 1 Technical Training School, RCAF, St Thomas Ontario

Transcribed as best I could, many errors, but may help researchers find this page if searching for these men. Front Row 1. J G Dickie, Winnipeg, Manitoba 2. F. Phiorit, Montreal, Quebec 3. "Walt" Schnitter, Montreal, Quebec 4. W. E. Craig, St. Thomas, Ontario 5. Melvin Walters, Montreal, Quebec 6. P...
by Phil
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Canadian Highlanders Second World War.
Replies: 2
Views: 396

Re: Canadian Highlanders Second World War.

You can find the list of regiments here and have a look through their history, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian-Scottish_regiment I would think most of them fought in WW2. The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin...
by Phil
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Return Canadian soldier backpack
Replies: 7
Views: 1109

Re: Return Canadian soldier backpack

From the CBC article, P.E.St-Laurent-Backpack.JPG Who was Paul-Étienne Saint-Laurent? Paul-Étienne Saint-Laurent was born in 1919 in Matane, Que., on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, 400 kilometres northeast of Quebec City. His father died when he was nine years old, leaving his mother wit...
by Phil
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Return Canadian soldier backpack
Replies: 7
Views: 1109

Re: Return Canadian soldier backpack

I will see if I can find a contact for the man born in 1928, you mentioned that you had an image, but it didn't seem to be attached.
by Phil
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Return Canadian soldier backpack
Replies: 7
Views: 1109

Re: Return Canadian soldier backpack

I found two P. E. St. Laurent graves so far, St-Laurent, P. E. Naissance : 1924 - Décès : 1993 http://www.cimetieresduquebec.ca/bas-saint-laurent/ste-luce-nd-paix/photos/182617/ St-Laurent, Paul-Emile Naissance : 1928 - Décès : 2013 http://www.cimetieresduquebec.ca/bas-saint-laurent/ste-luce-nd-paix...
by Phil
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Italy
Replies: 3
Views: 863

Re: Hi from Italy

Hi Lorenzo, welcome to the site!
by Phil
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: James LT
Replies: 5
Views: 968

Re: James LT

by Phil
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: James LT
Replies: 5
Views: 968

Re: James LT

jetstreak wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:39 pm
Thank you much for the information. I an in Ontario Canada.
I'm in Ontario myself. I reached out to some experts, one of whom said they could check on the serial number, I'm waiting to hear back.